Rachel Shapiro

Rachel Shapiro


BA in International Studies and French, Miami University, 2013
MPH in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 2016-Present

Research Interests

Gender History
History of Medicine
Modern France

Dissertation Topic


Faculty Advisors

Judith Miller


Rachel Shapiro is a fourth-year graduate student in the History Department. Her work examines wet nursing, infant and maternal health, and public health interventions in modern France. She also has a strong interest in interdisciplinary studies and is currently pursing both a MPH in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education and a certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her current project traces the rise of day nurseries (crèches) in France in the 19th and early 20th century.